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In this scorching heat, surely no one wants to get out of their air conditioned room, but what about the smearing electricity bills?? Aren’t they terrifying too!! If not AC then how to combat with the searing heat? Doctor’s advice to drink liquids to hydrate your body in summers. Apart from juice, ice cream  is an  eatery which is liked by children and elders and it is the best to withstand summers.But who will go out in this sunny weather to get ice cream,well, making ice cream at home can be a solution, Here are some recipes of  ice-cream which are not only easy to make but are nutritious too.

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Small,round, cheap, healthy, are just some of the adjectives, used  Lemon. But still many remain unaware of the health benefits that this little citrus fruit can grant! This innocuous looking fruit comes packed to the brims with Vitamin C, an important vitamin needed by the body to function normally. But other than Vitamin C it also contains other vitamins in high amounts, such as Riboflavin, Vitamin B, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous and many proteins and carbohydrates.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup granular sweetener for ice cream*
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon Key lime zest
  • 1/3 cup Key lime juice
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed graham crackers

Recipe:

STEP 1- Whisk granular sweetener, cornstarch and salt together in a big saucepan. Slowly whisk in the  milk,then cook the batter at sim gas for 10-12 minutes, until the batter thickens, then remove it from the gas.

Step 2-   Now whisk egg yolk separately until it also gets thick, add 1 cup hot cream batter in yolk and continue stirring the mixture, then add the yolk mixture into the left hot cream batter and simultaneously keep whisking.

Step3- Now pour the thick batter through the fine wire-mesh strainer into a bowl,cool the batter for  1 hour and meanwhile stir it. Wrap the plastic sheet over the saucepan (with the batter) freeze the mixture for maximum 24 hours.

Step 4- Pour mixture into freezer container of a 1 1/2-qt. Electric ice-cream maker, and freeze it  stir in Key lime zest, Key lime juice, and crushed graham crackers halfway through freezing.  The yummy, greeny ice cream is ready. Keep the ice cream at room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. You can garnish  it with mint leaves and pineapples.

Banana-Coconut Ice Cream

Banana helps  in  Treating Skin & Hair Problem, it is an energy booster, and reduce stress levels, where coconut is one of the wonder foods on earth that amply provides for all human needs and have multiple health benefits, they can even save your life!

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Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cream of coconut
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed

Garnish: toasted sweetened flaked coconut

Recipe:

Step 1-Bake coconut in a shallow pan at 350°, for 10 minutes, stir it in the intervals

Step2-Now whisk sugar, egg yolks, and milk in a big saucepan over medium flame, keep whisking the batter until mixture thickens and will coat a spoon (do not boil).

Step3- Remove the batter from the gas and whisk in toasted coconut, half-and-half, cream of coconut, and vanilla. Fold in banana. Cover the saucepan and freeze it for 3 hours.

Step 4-Pour mixture into freezer container and freeze it.

Garnish the chilled yellow springy ice cream with toasted sweetened flaked coconut

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